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Agastache hybrida Blue Boa

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Agastache hybrida Blue Boa Giant Hyssop, Hummingbird Mint,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Rounded, Shrub Like, Upright

Unlike any other Agastache, this beauty produces luxurious, deep violet-blue flower spikes held over ultra-green foliage. The flower spikes are long, wide and extremely showy. It's a great perennial colour spot for Summer bloom. It's drought tolerant once established and attracts hummingbirds as well as butterflies and bees.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Powdery Mildew, Rust

Cultural Notes: Requires a well draining soil in full sun to part shade. Feed with a suitable fertiliser in Spring. A light prune after flowering will promote more flowers. In spring cut back one third of the plant to allow for fresh growth. Information & Images courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries Inc.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate